Easy Fair Isle Fingerless Mitts

Fingerless knits are a super fun garment to knit, and extremely practical to wear. They keep your hands snug while leaving your fingers free to type, text or pay your bus fare. This pair of fingerless mitts is a really fast knitting project as it uses light super chunky yarn. The design is Fair Isle […]

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The Best Free Fair Isle Knitting Patterns

If you are a fan of colourful knitting, you will love the Fair Isle technique. Fair Isle knitting originates from Scotland. The beautiful colour work method is also known as stranded knitting. Two or more stands of yarns are carried across the knitting project, and are picked up and swapped over to create beautiful repeat […]

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Knitting Colour Work Explained

Knitting can be anything from plain and minimal to wondrously colourful and highly patterned. That is exactly what makes it such a versatile and exciting hobby. For beginner knitters it could be that you see a multi coloured design that you love, but don’t know quite what colour work technique was used to make that […]

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Fair Isle Knitting Tips For Beginners

Fair Isle Knitting For Beginners  Fair Isle knitting is a beautiful colour work knitting technique that originates from Scotland. It is also knows as Norwegian or stranded knitting. Many knitters are scared to try Fair Isle knitting as it looks really complicated.  Well, the truth is that actually it can be really simple once you […]

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10 Easy Fair Isle Knitting Patterns For Beginners

If you read our article to help you with Fair Isle knitting, you may be looking for some patterns so that you get started with this wonderful knitting technique. Here are ten ideas for some patterns that may get you picking up your knitting needles and making some wonderful, colourful projects.  Some of these lovely […]

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